Russia to boost Sudan military, says President Bashir Feb 09, 2018 0 36 12345 Khartoum: President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday said that Khartoum and Moscow have agreed on a programme to boost Sudan's military capabilities. In an address to army officers and soldiers in the Red Sea town of Port Sudan, Bashir said the plan aimed to enable the Sudanese military to counter any threat. He said"Sudan has a programme with Russia to develop the Sudanese armed forces in a way that will deter anybody who intends to harm the country", the official SUNA news agency reported. SUNA gave not details of the plan. (AFP) Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Palestinians jam Gaza border temporarily opened by Egypt Feb 09, 2018 0 73 In Oman desert, European venture sets sights on Mars Feb 09, 2018 0 43 Suicide attack kills one in Iraq's Ramadi city Feb 09, 2018 0 35 Sudan seizes three newspapers for covering protests Khartoum: Sudanese security agents seized the entire print-runs of three newspapers on Thursday after they covered food price protests in Khartoum and other towns, their editors said. Opposition groups have .. Israel does not want escalation over border wall, US to Lebanon Reuters BEIRUT/JERUSALEM A US envoy has assured Lebanon that Israel does not seek an escalation between the countries following a surge in hostile rhetoric, Lebanese and Israeli officials said on Thursday. The .. Israel SC upholds conviction for Palestinian teen's murder Jerusalem: Israel's supreme court on Thursday rejected an appeal by three members of a Jewish gang convicted of kidnapping, beating and burning alive a Palestinian teenager in 2014. The decision upholds life .. Libyan commander wanted by ICC freed after protests Reuters BENGHAZI A Libyan commander wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over a series of summary executions was released on Thursday, a day after handing himself in to military authorities in eastern .. Human smugglers in Libya have links to security services: UN Reuters UNITED NATIONS Most armed groups involved in human smuggling and trafficking in Libya have links to the country's official security institutions, sanctions experts said in a confidential report to a UN ..